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Tabernacle Baptist Church Cemetery

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Sunday August 19th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Monday August 20th, 2018

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Michael Eugene "Gene" Apple

Michael Eugene “Gene” Apple, 63, of Reidsville went home to be with The Lord on Friday, August 17, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, August 20, 2018 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Rev. Milton Kennon officiating. Burial will follow in Tabernacle Baptist Church Cemetery. Gene was born in Rockingham County to the late Alfred Philmore Apple and Carolyn Rich Apple. He was a retiree of Lorillard Tobacco Company with 31 years of service and the Rockingham County School System with 13 years of service. He was an active member at Tabernacle Baptist Church where he played the guitar and did any miscellaneous jobs to be helpful. He loved spending time with his grandkids, hunting, fishing, gardening and playing the guitar. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mary Whaley Apple; sons, Michael Apple and wife, Mary Kay, Billy Apple and Whitney Clark; grandchildren, Holden Joyce, Bryson Apple, Bently Apple (on the way); brother, James Apple and wife, Judy; sisters, Phyllis Kennon and husband, Junior , Dorris Carol Farmer and husband, Sammy; numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Sunday, August 19th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Other times the family will be at the residence. Memorial contributions may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1216 Grooms Road, Reidsville, NC 27320.


I extend condolences with thoughts of peace, love and comfort to family, relatives and friends. I worked with Gene for a number of years and he always gave 100. He was a great man, wonderful friend and valuable contributor to the community. Gene will be greatly missed by many, including myself.

Roger D. Roach Aug 25 2018 12:04 AM

Bernard & Linda Andrews lit a candle for Michael Eugene "Gene" Apple

Bernard & Linda Andrews Aug 22 2018 3:07 PM

Mary and Family, I am so sorry for Gene's passing. May the Lord comfort each of you. May your memories serve you well. Doris H Matkins

Doris H Matkins Aug 21 2018 8:11 AM

Joey & Becky Martin lit a candle for Michael Eugene "Gene" Apple

Joey & Becky Martin Aug 20 2018 9:23 AM

Barbara Burgos lit a candle for Michael Eugene "Gene" Apple

Barbara Burgos Aug 20 2018 7:07 AM

Mary, Michael and Billy, We remember yall from Genes days in the HAM Radio Club. He was a kind man. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you throughout the days ahead. Judy Irving & Holly Biggs

Judy Irving Aug 20 2018 12:33 AM

Mary and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Deborah McClure Aug 19 2018 11:16 AM

Deborah McClure lit a candle for Michael Eugene "Gene" Apple

Deborah McClure Aug 19 2018 11:12 AM

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Laurie Richards lit a candle for Michael Eugene "Gene" Apple

Laurie Richards Aug 19 2018 8:13 AM